Sweden’s Golden Bug buzzes to ‘Evil’

'Daybreak' nabs four awards

Helmer Mikael Hafstrom’s “Evil” won Sweden’s Golden Bug for best feature Monday at an SVT-televised ceremony in Goteborg, as a part of the 27th Goteborg Film Festival.

“Evil” also won for cinematography (Peter Mokrosinski), while Bjorn Runge’s “Daybreak” nabbed statuettes for director, script (Runge), actress (Ann Petren) and supporting actor (Ingvar Hirdwall).

Kristian Petri’s “Details” took kudos for actor (Jonas Karlsson) while Klaus Haro’s children’s film “Elina” took the nod for supporting actress (Bibi Andersson).

Set designer Anna Asp, who bagged an Oscar for her work on Ingmar Bergman’s “Fanny and Alexander,” received a career achievement Bug for “Evil.”

U.K. director Stephen Daldry’s “The Hours” won for foreign film, while Maria Hedman’s “My Bearded Mother” grabbed short film honors and Cecilia Neant-Falk’s “Don’t You Worry, It Will Probably Pass” received a Bug for documentary.

Actor Erland Josephson — most recently in Bergman’s “Saraband” — was given a life achievement award, Haro was the recipient of the 2003 Bergman Award.

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